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FREE Movie Night
October 12, 6:30pm
Movie: The Human Element (2018) 2hrs 19min
Photographer James Balog uses his camera to reveal how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans. Using the four elements of Air, Earth, Fire, and Water to frame his journey, Balog explores wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, coal mining, and air quality. With compassion and heart. The Human Element tells an urgent story while inspiring us to strive for a balanced relationship between humanity and nature.
North County Group Fall General Meeting
"Proposed Backcountry Developments are Wrong for San Diego"
Tuesday, October 16
7:00 - 8:30pm
Escondido City Hall, Mitchell Rm.201 N. BroadwayEscondido, CA 92025
Local experts will discuss the development issuesa impacting your local open space and backcountry.
Jacqueline Arsivaud - San Dieguito Planning Group.
The County Board of Supervisor recent actions to bundle general plan amendments.
J.P. Theberg - Grow the San Diego Way
Affordable housing developments that meet the needs of the region.
Court Sides With Sierra Club to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions in San Diego County
County of San Diego Failed to Keep Promise to Citizens
On September 28th, the Court of Appeal ruled that the County of San Diego violated the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) when it adopted greenhouse gas regulations in 2016 for new development projects. This is the second case in which the Court of Appeal has held that the County of San Diego failed to follow the law in adopting greenhouse gas regulations. Read the full press release here.
Calling All Backpackers and Day Hikers!
Medical professionals from the University of Colorado need your help for a research study that will look at the prevalence of back pain among recreational backpackers and day hikers. We are hoping to generate future research to help keep people outside on the trails. You do not need to have back pain to participate. All you need is experience backpacking or day hiking. If you are eligible to complete our survey you have the option to enter your email for a chance to win a day pack or a backpack. Thank you in advance for your time. Your input is extremely appreciated.
Jacqueline Kiernan PT, DPT - University of Colorado Hospital
San Diego Chapter Travel Adventure
Channel Islands National Park
November 11 -13, 2018
Join us for a 3-day, 3-island, live-aboard tour of the enchanting Channel Islands
- Hike wild, windswept trails with wildflowers
- Train your binoculars on sea and land - and an occasional whale
- Or, just relax at sea
The cost includes an assigned bunk and all meals, snacks, and beverages.
This travel adventure is open to all Sierra Club and non-Sierra Club members, 18 years of age and older.
2019 Sierra Club Calendars
Don't forget to purchase your 2019 Sierra Club calendars. Available in two styles.
San Diego Green Home ToursSaturday, October 21
10:00am - 4:00pm
Now in its ninth year, the Green Homes Tour showcases some of the most innovative, eco-friendly homes in San Diego County. It's a great opportunity for the community to step inside a diverse mix of private residences to get ideas, find inspiration and explore various green features in real-world settings.
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Mission Bay Sunday Ride
Sunday, October 21
Join the Bicycle Section on the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride.
Travel Safely - Donate Your Old Car
It's never a bad time to donate your car, boat, motorcycle, trailer, boat or RV and you may qualify for a 2018 tax deduction!
Select the San Diego Chapter when you donate.
2019 12th Annual Whale Watch Trip
Sunday, January 20, 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
Join with fellow Sierra Club members and friends as we venture out to locate gray whales. It is the height of the gray whale migration along our coast and your opportunity to see whales from afar and up close. Past trips have seen as many as 15 whales. You will also get to see other sea life such as sea lions, harbor seals, dolphins and some seabirds.
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